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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Robert L. Clark

Home State: Texas

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 1st Texas Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He mustered as Private in Company E, First Texas Infantry on 6 June 1861 in New Orleans.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in the foot in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was discharged on 19 November 1862 but died soon after arriving home in Texas.

References & notes

Service information from Davis,1 as R.S. Clark, and Simpson.2 Wound detail from a 22 September casualty list by Lt. Col. Work published in the Galveston News of 1 November 1862.

Death

Date not known in TX

Notes

1   Davis, Rev. Nicholas A., The Campaign from Texas to Maryland, Houston: Telegraph Book and Job Establishment, 1863, Pg. 142  [AotW citation 1466]

2   Simpson, Harold Brown, Hood's Texas Brigade: a Compendium, Hillsboro: Hill Junior College Press, 1977, pg. 40  [AotW citation 20909]